EduGems Curriculum is designed by STEM specialist Dr. Marianne Juntunen from Finland. Dr. Juntunen is known as one of LUMA Center Finland’s STEM specialists and LUMA Center Lapland’s former steering group member for promoting science education in various tasks nationally and globally.
The Curriculum is based on her extensive research in Education for Sustainable Development in Science. The concepts of the dissertation of Dr. Juntunen “Holistic and inquiry- based education for sustainable development in chemistry” resulted in changes in the National core curriculum in Finland - top ranked education system in the world.
Dr. Juntunen has gained praise as one of the best educators in Finland; she has been nominated in year 2016 by national LUMA award as one of Finland’s most innovative STEAM teacher, especially in sustainable development issues.